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Re: lp0 on fire - escputil anyone?



On Tuesday 27 April 2004 18:37, Tim Connors wrote:
> Richard Lyons <richard@the-place.net> said on Tue, 27 Apr 2004 
17:12:09 +0200:
[...]
> > Back in command line, everything except ink level seems to work.
> > 'escputil -i' says it needs a raw device, and 'escputil -i -r
> > /dev/lp0' says 'Cannot read from /dev/lp0: Invalid argument' --
> > same as GUI.
[...]
> You need to set up bidirectional communication on your parallel port
> - I think it is a kernel compile option (my old crappy bios also has
> several options on the parallel port question, one of which is the
> bidirectional option -- try those).

I hadn't thought of the bios.  I'll look tomorrow.  Thanks

-- 
richard



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